A symbol of triumph of good over evil, Holi marks the onset of spring. Holi was originally a festival to celebrate the start of Spring, good harvests and fertility of the land. The first mentions of it date back to a poem from the 4th century.Today it is better known as a symbolic commemoration of a legend from Hindu Mythology.
The story is that there was once a king who resented his son, Prince Prahlada, worshipping Lord Vishnu. He tries to murder the prince on several occasions but fails each time.Finally, the king's sister Holika who is said to be immune to burning, sits with the boy inside a fire. However, the prince emerges unhurt, while his aunt burns in the fire and dies.
Situated at the outskirts of Mumbai, Vangani is one such hidden destination where you’ll be all away from the chaos. It takes about an 2 hour to reach Vangani from Mumbai. Placed at the central line of Mumbai, Vangani is known for the heavenly camping sites.
Day 1: Wednesday, 20th March 2019
03:10 PM Reach Vangani Station and meet the Trikon Team at the rail ticket counter
03:20 pm Move to the farmhouse by local transport
05:30 pm Evening snacks
06:30 pm Check into rooms (Dormitory accommodation)
07:30 pm Barbeque & Fun time
09:30 pm Dinner Time
10:30 pm Bonfire & Games
11:30 pm Stay awake all night gazing at the sky OR call it a night
Day 2: Thursday, 21st March 2019
06:30 am Wake up & freshen up
08:00 am Breakfast
09:00 am Lets play holi
12:00 pm Holi bash ends and swim time to clean up...river fun
01:30 pm Lunch Time
03:00 pm Board local transport to Vangani for return journey around 03.51 PM
01:40 PM CST
01:47 PM Byculla
01:53 PM Dadar
02:00 PM Kurla
02:04 PM Ghatkopar
02:20 PM Thane
02:32 PM Dombivili
02:39 PM Kalyan
03:05 PM Vangani
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
What is included in the tour
- Transport by Local Vehicle from Vangani Station to Vangani Station
- Food : Evening Snacks, Veg / NonVeg Dinner, Morning Breakfast & Veg / NonVeg Lunch
- Dormitory stay
- Tent stay (First come serve basis only as limited tents available only)
- Barbeque facilities
- Trikon Expertise Charges
- 5% GST
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
- Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
- Train Travel to and from Vangani.
- Witness the glorifying sunset and mesmerizing sunrise
- Riverside bliss
- Enjoy a panoramic view of the Sahyadris.
- Explore the flora-fauna nearby
- Barbeque feast for your taste buds
- Holika Dahan preparation